The 1920s come roaring back at Silvermine Arts Center gala

At about the time Silvermine Arts Center was incorporated, in 1924, the joints known as speakeasies were jumping, having sprung up in response to Prohibition. Inside these illegal bars, the drinks would be flowing, the music would be roaring and entertainers would be captivating the crowds. Some 90 years later, entry to such an evening […] [Read More]

Two Roads hosting Nor’Yeaster rare beer release

It’ll be raining beer at Two Roads Brewery this weekend when Connecticut’s largest craft brewer releases “three rare and unique beers.” To be held Saturday, April 19, Two Roads’ Nor’Yeaster event will celebrate the release of their Urban Funk Wild Ale, Krazy Pucker, a sour beer, and Henry’s Farm Double Bock Lager Aged in Rye Whiskey […] [Read More]
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Style icon Stacy London coming to Greenwich Ave.

Celebrity stylist Stacy London will be on hand at the designer jewelry store, Alexis Bittar Greenwich Boutique on Wednesday, April 23, from noon to 3 p.m. A flyer for the event promises: “Sip Prosecco While You’re Styled By the Premier Style Expert.” London is most well-known for being the host of “What Not To Wear,” […] [Read More]

Miley Cyrus’ Connecticut concert is in jeopardy

Two days after suffering “an extreme allergic reaction” to antibiotics, Miley Cyrus remains hospitalized, and the chances of her performing in Connecticut on April 25 aren’t looking great. The singer postponed two more concerts on Thursday — a Friday show in Nashville and a Saturday performance in Louisville. Earlier this week she canceled shows in […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport native is a Pixar all-star

Adults may mostly recognize Bridgeport’s John Ratzenberger for his role as Cliff on “Cheers.” But kids know him as 10 completely different characters. Ratzenberger is the only actor to voice a character in every single Pixar film. As a student at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Ratzenberger got his start in acting when he started […] [Read More]
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Star Jones Signes Copies Of "Satan's Sisters: A Novel Work of Fiction"

Star Jones to headline Heart Association benefit in Greenwich

Star Jones will headline the Go Red For Women Luncheon on Friday, May 30 at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich. Jones, a former host of “The View” and contestant on “Celebrity Apprentice,” will give the keynote address. The event is a benefit for the American Heart Association. For tickets, go online, call 914-640-3269 or […] [Read More]
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Where to buy Easter candy in Southwestern Connecticut

Clifton Benham may have named his 4-year-old store after his beloved bulldog, Chunky Pam, but he has a soft spot for bunnies, too — chocolate ones. Benham recently got a shipment of solid milk chocolate Easter bunnies, which are on display in the storefront of his pastel-colored sweet shop in Darien. Candy lovers can indulge […] [Read More]

Bridgeport’s Rampage Skatepark hosting Nor’Easter Jam

Bridgeport’s Rampage Skatepark will host its next skate and BMX blowout on Saturday, April 19 at noon. Nor’Easter Jam will feature ‘Best Trick’ and ‘Foot Down’ competitions, BBQ, graffiti, pop-up shops and live music from Zombii, Disabled Time, Damnation and Neon Ducks. For more information, call 203-366-7267. [Read More]

Bridgeport guitarist performs with Justin Bieber at Coachella

Jeff Gitelman has shared the stage with major pop stars, having backed up Alicia Keys, The Backstreet Boys and Stevie Wonder live in concert. And, recently, he added another experience — easily the most surreal one yet — to his highlight reel: a performance with pop idol and professional scandal-maker Justin Bieber. It all happened […] [Read More]

Vote for movies you want to see in Bridgeport this summer

The City of Bridgeport is hosting an outdoor movie series this summer, and they need your help deciding which movies to show. There’s plenty of quality blockbusters to choose from: “Hunger Games — Catching Fire,” “Goonies,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and my favorite of the bunch, “BeetleJuice,” among others. Take a second to vote […] [Read More]
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